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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”



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Khan Academy
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2,738
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4.2M
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The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006, by Bangladeshi American educator Salman Khan. With the stated mission of "providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere", the website supplies a free online collection of more than 2,400 micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube teaching mathematics, history, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, economics and now computer science.
Topics: Khan Academy, education, lessons, Salman Khan
Academic Film Archive of North America
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382
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1.8M
VIEWS
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The mission of The Academic Film Archive of North America (AFA) is to acquire, preserve, document, and promote academic film by providing an archive, resource, and forum for continuing scholarly advancement and public exhibition. The AFA defines academic film as any film in the broad subject areas of the Humanities and Sciences which were sold into secondary school, university, and public libraries. Such films might have been made by educational film companies, television networks, non-profit...
TED Talks
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2,942
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1M
VIEWS
by Academic conference, Richard Saul Wurman, Harry Marks, technology, design
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eye 1M
TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, formed to disseminate "ideas worth spreading." http://www.ted.com/ Videos in this collection include originals in 420p quality MPEG4 16:9 aspect ratio, and a derived letter-boxed version in NTSC Standard Definition MPEG2 in a 4:3 aspect ratio that is broadcast ready. This collection contains only those TedTalks that don't contain trailing commercials. TedTalks...
Topic: Ted Talks
collection
eye 911,279
In its 120-year history, the University of Pennsylvania Museum has collected nearly one million objects, many obtained directly through its own field excavations or anthropological research. Three gallery floors feature materials from ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Bible Lands, Mesoamerica, Asia and the ancient Mediterranean World, as well as artifacts from native peoples of the Americas, Africa and Polynesia. This collection on the Internet Archive represents a portion of the motion picture...
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
movies
eye 392,516
favorite 39
comment 3
This film shows various cases of mothers who have difficulty breast feeding their babies. Solutions to the problems are demonstrated, for instance a case of inverted nipples can be treated successfully with massage and the use of a breast pump. An inadequate milk supply can be supplemented with formula. 'Flabby breasts' can be successfully treated with massage, supplementary feeding and exercise. 2 segments.
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Topics: Anatomy, Breast Feeding, Maternal Behavior, Mothers, Maternal and child health, Anatomy, Breast...
Pankaj Oudhia
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17,546
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369,681
VIEWS
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I am Pankaj Oudhia working independently as researcher and documenting Traditional Medicinal Knowledge about Herbs and Insects in India. Presently my work is focused on Medicinal Rice of Asia.
Topics: Traditional Healing, Biodiversity Driven Drug Discovery, Medicinal Rice
Anarchivism
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213
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321,162
VIEWS
collection
eye 321,162
Anarchivism is an ad-hoc group of volunteer archivists who are primarily aimed at saving and preserving both digital and analog media when current methods of preservation seem lacking. Officially started in 2012 as a way to pool together projects by several individuals, the group has become a centralized haven for capturing and sharing little-known or forgotten media. This does not simply include copying files from a website, but hunting down missing entries and filling holes to create as...
Topics: iptv, archiving, conference
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
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100
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298,014
VIEWS
collection
eye 298,014
The Timothy Leary Archive covers forty years of lectures, TV guest appearances, performance art, talk shows, and experimental films from Timothy's personal archives. News report of the start of this collection in February 2009.
Fadiman Social Documentaries
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69
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209,241
VIEWS
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eye 209,241
Oscar nominated filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman's documentaries focus on social issues including education, women's rights, HIV prevention, and abortion. View a selection of her films here. Click for more information about Dorothy Fadiman's films . All public, educational, and government access television stations (PEG) and community media stations have permission to broadcast any of Dorothy Fadiman's films .
Educational Films
by Thomas G. Smith
movies
eye 193,207
favorite 291
comment 4
This film examines the process of holography, types of holograms, and the uses of the hologram for artistic and scientific purposes, as demonstrated by Tung H. Jeong, PhD, Lake Forest College. About the film, director Tom Smith writes: "Nobel Prize winner Dennis Gabor, holography’s inventor, saw the film after it was made and said it was the best film on the subject that he had seen. It is such a visual subject it made for a good film. I knew the 3-D quality could only be appreciated if...
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Topics: Physics., Photography., Light.
Emersons California Bar Review
collection
171
ITEMS
175,893
VIEWS
by Emerson Stafford
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eye 175,893
Emerson Stafford's eight week course for preparing for the California Bar exam.
Topics: law lectures, legal terminology, California Bar Exam, law
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Richard Leacock
movies
eye 132,781
favorite 137
comment 9
This PSSC film utilizes a fascinating set consisting of a rotating table and furniture occupying surprisingly unpredictable spots within the viewing area. The fine cinematography by Abraham Morochnik, and funny narration by University of Toronto professors Donald Ivey and Patterson Hume is a wonderful example of the fun a creative team of filmmakers can have with a subject that other, less imaginative types might find pedestrian.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: physics, science, PSSC
Media Burn
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21
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116,761
VIEWS
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The Media Burn Archive contains a unique collection of 5,000 non-fiction videotapes reflecting historical, political and social reality as seen by independent producers from 1972 to 2002. It supplies a major dose of American studies, media history and electronic literacy. You are invited to enjoy this small selection of films from the Media Burn Independent Video Archive! Click to go to the webpage of the Media Burn Independent Video Archive .
movies are made
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877
ITEMS
109,736
VIEWS
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Film snippets for teaching movie storytelling techniques
Topic: movie storytelling techniques
Buckminster Fuller Archive
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12
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97,370
VIEWS
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During the last two weeks of January 1975 Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life's work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of Fuller's major inventions and discoveries from the 1927 Dymaxion house, car and bathroom, through the Wichita House, geodesic domes, and tensegrity structures, as well as the contents of Synergetics. Autobiographical in parts, Fuller recounts his own personal history in the context of...
Topic: Buckminster Fuller
Global Lives Project
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1,237
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97,092
VIEWS
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The mission of the Global Lives Project is to collaboratively build a video library of human life experience that reshapes how we as both producers and viewers conceive of cultures, nations and people outside of our own communities. For more information, please visit globallives.org .
Topic: globallives
The Ghost Players Collection
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6,312
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81,992
VIEWS
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The Ghost Players originated with the pro ball players in the movie Field of Dreams. Since the movie’s 1989 release, they have played exhibition games, performed comedy routines, taught kids’ baseball clinics on the Field of Dreams and at ballparks around the world. The Ghost Players Collection consists of almost 60 hours and more than 6,000 clips of the Ghost Players and their travels between 1989 and 2008.
Topics: Field of Dreams, Iowa, baseball
Academic Film Archive of North America
by William Deneen Productions
movies
eye 79,483
favorite 41
comment 3
Sponsored by the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions, Bill Deneen traveled three days by bullock cart to the remote Keng Tung Leprosy Colony (today called Naung Kan) run by Father Cesare Columbo in Kengtung (Kyiang Tong), Burma. Intended to be used for fundraising, the film is a fascinating documentary about a humanitarian effort that would soon be terminated by the Burmese government. Shortly after the film was made, Columbo was deported, never to return. He is still fondly remembered by...
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Topics: Burma, Myanmar, leprosy, Hansen's Disease, Cesare Colombo
Washington State University Libraries
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552
ITEMS
72,181
VIEWS
collection
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Washington State University Libraries have more than two million books and over 30,000 journal and magazine subscriptions. Media, maps, microforms, government publications, ebooks, ejournals, manuscripts, archives, and special collections additionally support WSU's teaching and research programs. Approximately 35,000 volumes are added to the collection annually.
Topic: Academic Libraries
PBS | NPR Forum Network
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39
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57,639
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by PBS | NPR Forum Network
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prototype for PBS | NPR Forum Network collections at archive.org The PBS | NPR Forum Network is dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in Boston and beyond. Through this online service hundreds of thousands of people worldwide listen to these talks wherever and whenever they choose....
Khan Academy
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eye 55,664
favorite 3
comment 1
Chromosomal basis for gender. Sex-linked traits.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
movies
eye 51,747
favorite 5
comment 0
Shows how a typical labour should be managed, including abdominal and vaginal examination, the second stage of labour, the patient prepared for delivery, the control of the foetal head, examination of the umbilical cord, use of the mucus cather, ligation of the cord, expulsion of the placenta and an examination for vaginal and perineal lacerations. 1 segment.
Topics: Obstetrics, Parturition, Labor, Obstetric, Medical sciences, Birth, Obstetrics, Parturition, Labor,...
Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Dorothy Fadiman, Daniel Meyers
movies
eye 50,245
favorite 59
comment 47
When Abortion Was Illegal: Untold Stories illuminates a largely undocumented era, from the end of the 19th century through the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973. This Academy Award-nominated film features compelling first person accounts, which reveal the physical, legal, and emotional consequences during the era when abortion was a criminal act. Until recently, the era of illegal abortion had been a "sealed chapter" in U.S. women's history. The aura of shame surrounding...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 47 reviews )
Topics: Dorothy Fadiman, Academy Award, Oscar, Concentric Media, reproductive rights, women, women's...
Chicago Film Archives
collection
39
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49,943
VIEWS
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Chicago Film Archives is a regional film archive dedicated to collecting, preserving and providing access to films that represent the Midwest. CFA incorporated in late 2003 in order to preserve and catalogue over five thousand 16mm films donated by the Chicago Public Library. Since then, CFA's collection has expanded to over fourteen thousand films of various genres and forms. In addition to collecting films by commercial, experimental and documentary filmmakers, CFA is particularly interested...
Topics: Chicago Film Archives, CFA, Midwest, 16mm film, 8mm film, Chicago Public Library, commercial films,...
Khan Academy
movies
eye 44,726
favorite 0
comment 0
Introduction to basic algebraic equations of the form Ax=B
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Appalshop Archive
collection
133
ITEMS
44,662
VIEWS
collection
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Appalshop Archive has made selections from two of its local television collections available on the Internet Archive: Early Headwaters Television, 1980-1984 In 1980 Appalshop launched a weekly television series on WKYH-TV, the local NBC affiliate in Hazard, Kentucky. The series title, Headwaters, was inspired by the many rivers that originate in the mountains of eastern Kentucky. A mixture of folk arts, local affairs and music, Headwaters programs documented regional artists, artisans, and...
Topics: pbs, bluegrass, music, kentucky, appalachia
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Silas Johnson
movies
eye 43,739
favorite 20
comment 5
Johnson is another "lost" filmmaker, who worked out of Coronado, California. This film boasts beautiful color footage of old Baja, before Pemex stations lined the Cuota and Libre. Hunt travels from Ensenada to Cabo San Lucas, enchantingly stopping at the waterless village of Magdalena Bay, Tortuga Bay, and the vineyards at Santo Tomás.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Santa Tomas, Magdalena, Tortuga, Baja, Cabo San Lucas, Ensenada
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Claude Lelouch
movies
eye 43,238
favorite 47
comment 2
Far more than a travelogue with pretty pictures, this little-known film won six international awards shortly after its release. 'Iran' consists of spectacular geographical and archaeological footage interspersed with "slice of life" shots, evidencing best juxtapositional editing we've ever seen. This is a buried masterpiece from the director of 'A Man and a Woman,' 'Happy New Year,' and 'And Now My Love.' Lelouch reportedly shot six miles of footage to make this film, which apparently...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Persia, Petroleum, Qashqai, nomad, Islam, mosque
Khan Academy
movies
eye 42,467
favorite 4
comment 2
Overview of the Vietnam War
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
The Balinese Digital Library
movies
eye 40,579
favorite 4
comment 3
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Academic Film Archive of North America
by MPO Productions
movies
eye 40,469
favorite 111
comment 15
This outrageous parody of the prototype 'commercial' family was apparently made as an in-house joke by one of the largest producers of television commercials. Their clients would have never seen this gem, which parodies products as well as the people that buy them.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews )
Topics: parody, advertisement, asian
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Homer Groening
movies
eye 40,128
favorite 35
comment 2
Ever wonder how Matt Groening of 'The Simpsons' got his quirky sense of humor? Probably from his filmmaker dad, Homer Groening, who passed away in 1996. Although known for his documentaries, Homer Groening directed and narrated this film, ostensibly about color, but filled with an ongoing series of bikini-clad bathing beauties. The film is perhaps best viewed as a graphic artifact that will interest media historians seeking additional insight into the elements that influenced the cartoonist.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Rutland Historical Society
collection
365
ITEMS
39,610
VIEWS
collection
eye 39,610
The Rutland Historical Society was founded in 1969 to serve the original town of Rutland which includes the present towns of Proctor, Rutland Town, West Rutland and the City of Rutland.  Our video collection contains the Society’s award winning Historically Speaking Episodes, which includes interviews and historical pictorial material in a flexible TV magazine format. Moments in History Episodes provides brief segments chronicling Rutland’s past.  Notes From the Past...
Topics: Rutland, Vermont
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
movies
eye 39,396
favorite 9
comment 0
A fan video from a student at the University of California from the 1990's, with footage from an early Burning man.
The ASL Dictionary
collection
13,480
ITEMS
37,900
VIEWS
collection
eye 37,900
The ASL Dictionary is an English-to-American Sign Language dictionary. The ASL signing for over 100,000 English words and phrases is included.
Topics: ASL, American Sign Language
Buckminster Fuller Archive
movies
eye 37,635
favorite 31
comment 0
During the last two weeks of January 1975 Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life's work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of Fuller's major inventions and discoveries from the 1927 Dymaxion house, car and bathroom, through the Wichita House, geodesic domes, and tensegrity structures, as well as the contents of Synergetics. Autobiographical in parts, Fuller recounts his own personal history in the context of...
Topics: Buckminster Fuller, Dymaxion house, Wichita House, geodesic domes, tensegrity structures,...
University of Washington Libraries
collection
130
ITEMS
36,318
VIEWS
collection
eye 36,318
The University of Washington Libraries is among the largest academic research libraries in North America. From this Internet Archive provided portal, you will find links to a selection of audio and video from the UW Libraries' collections. Questions? Just Ask Us! 
Khan Academy
movies
eye 35,678
favorite 0
comment 1
Introduction to addition. Multiple visual ways to represent addition.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Les Goldman
movies
eye 35,521
favorite 80
comment 5
A parable about the consequences of being a bystander to evil, from a disturbing poem by Maurice Ogden, read by Herschel Bernardi. Shadows and shifting geometric planes lend a Chirico-like quality to Julian's animation. Great musical score by Serge Hovey. About the film, Steve Goldman writes: "Les Goldman was my father. Creating this film was one of the most important accomplishments of his life. He was inspired to make this film after hearing the poem 'Hangman' read on Pacifica Radio in...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: animation, death, horror
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Bruce and Katharine Cornwell
movies
eye 34,014
favorite 83
comment 4
Bruce and Katharine Cornwell are primarily known for a series of remarkable animated films on the subject of geometry. Created on the Tektronics 4051 Graphics Terminal, they are brilliant short films, tracing Klee-like geometric shapes to intriguing music, including the memorable 'Bach meets Third Steam Jazz' musical score in ‘Congruent Triangles.’ In this melding of art and science, the Cornwells create a quasi-hypnotic take on a mathematical construct. More on the Cornwells at...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topic: mathematics, science
Rumi Nagashima
collection
83
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32,895
VIEWS
by Global Lives Project
collection
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Bruce And Katharine Cornwell
movies
eye 32,473
favorite 96
comment 7
'Journey to the Center of a Triangle' (1976) 8m, dir. Bruce & Katharine Cornwell. Another fabulous film by the Cornwells, created on the Tektronics 4051 Graphics Terminal. Presents a series of animated constructions that determine the center of a variety of triangles, including such centers as circumcenter, incenter, centroid and orthocenter. The music is Bach's preludes 8 (Eb minor) and 12 (F minor) from the Well Tempered Clavier. More on the Cornwells at http://www.afana.org/cornwell.htm...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: mathematics, science
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
movies
eye 32,203
favorite 23
comment 0
This film in two parts shows the mechanism of an artifical respirator (an iron lung) a female patient is shown being placed in the machine and then cared for by nurses (she is fed, groomed and given an enema). The second part starts with instructions as to what to do if there are electrical or mechanical faults in the machinery. 3 segments.
Topics: Ventilators, Mechanical -- history, Respiration, Artificial, Medical equipment, Respiratory...
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
collection
364
ITEMS
29,541
VIEWS
collection
eye 29,541
The Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive includes video of lectures and events from Middlebury College. Lectures and addresses included in this collection have been delivered by speakers from many institutions on a variety of critical topics, and are made available whenever possible via the Internet Archive and other online platforms.
Topics: Lectures, Commencement speeches, Middlebury College
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Gene Kearney
movies
eye 28,739
favorite 103
comment 16
Alienation, angst, and schizophrenia are powerful themes addressed by Kearney in this forgotten masterpiece. From a story by Conrad Aiken.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews )
Topics: schizophrenia, teen angst
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
collection
161
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28,651
VIEWS
by caam_memoriestolight
collection
eye 28,651
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies demonstrates the importance of collective storytelling and fosters a greater understanding of the Asian American experience. The emotional quality and authenticity of home movies combined with interactive media arts engagement has the power to engender and transcend notions of history and memory on greater communal and individual levels. Through Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies , the power of collective memory and media will bring to...
Topics: home movies, asian
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Thomas G. Smith
movies
eye 28,539
favorite 86
comment 3
Tom Smith headed up the Special Effects team at Industrial Light & Magic, where he created all the goodies for the 'Star Wars' films. This is his academic film masterwork, which took over a year to create, over 13 weeks to film, and utilized "traveling mattes," with as many as five separate films running in the background, showcasing wonderful models and graphics. About the making of the film, Tom Smith writes: "I made that film in 1976 with Richard Basehart as narrator and a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: space, universe, Industrial Light and Magic, ILM
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Lee Bobker/Lester Becker
movies
eye 27,062
favorite 40
comment 3
The Black upper middle-class Myers family moves into all-white Levittown, PA in August, 1957, and are snubbed and mistreated, in this powerful landmark documentary showcasing racism in the United States.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: african-american, black, racism, housing, urban
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
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12
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24,688
VIEWS
collection
eye 24,688
Arts & Media programming of the PBS | NPR Forum Network see all collections of the PBS | NPR Forum Network at Archive.org
Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Dorothy Fadiman, Kristin Atwell
movies
eye 23,930
favorite 13
comment 2
WOMAN BY WOMAN documents progressive change for women in some of the least developed villages of India. Vivid images portray the humanity of the people, the beauty of the countryside, as well as the toll of centuries of poverty. We meet courageous women who are coming out of seclusion in order to serve in their communities by teaching other women about family planning resources. We also meet family members who support these efforts - a village husband who works side-by-side with his wife, in a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Dorothy Fadiman, Academy Award, Concentric Media, reproductive rights, women, women's rights,...
collection
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Welcome to LION TV, the Library Information Literacy Online Network (LION) devoted to helping you learn all about the world of Information. Content for LION TV comes from the ANimated Tutorial Sharing Project (ANTS), an international collaborative screencasting and video tutorial project. Whether you are wanting to learn how to do Research, use Google more effectively, understand what is an authoritative web site, or learn about a myriad of issues related to information (such as Privacy,...
Topics: LION, ANTS
Anarchivism
by Revision3
movies
eye 22,971
favorite 1
comment 0
Save Rev3 -- anarchivism.org Show: Joe Genius [Complete Series] Format: hd720p30 Notes: revision3.com Archived: 2012-05-09 Welcome the first show that proves how exciting, hilarious, and sometimes dangerous, homegrown science can be. Joe Genius turns the spotlight on some of the best science videos online, from dry ice bombs to robot musicians, and explain why they work...or more often than not, why they don't.
Topics: iptv, anarchivism, revision3
collection
eye 22,403
Katrina's Jewish Voices – An online collecting project of the Jewish Women's Archive A joint project by the Jewish Women's Archive partnered with the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) to capture the voices and experiences of members of the Jewish communities of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast communities during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. For more information, see katrina.jwa.org/about#about-oral-history .
Topics: Katrina, Jewish
Khan Academy
movies
eye 22,224
favorite 2
comment 1
How to get correct advice when you can only ask one question from either a liar or a truthteller (when you don't know who is what)
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Dorothy Fadiman with KTEH-TV (PBS)
movies
eye 22,125
favorite 22
comment 4
This award-winning film features nine unique schools, both public and private, California to East Harlem. In these unique schools relationship, creative thinking, and direct experience are valued above memorization of facts. As we struggle with issues of how to provide a quality education for all children, we might look to these successful schools where teachers, students, parents and administrators are involved in creating supportive educational environments. All public, educational, and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Dorothy Fadiman, Tom Peters, PBS, KTEH, school, education, private school, public school, Peninsula...
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 20,992
favorite 4
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Peru, Cuzco, Sacsayhuamán, Incan antiquities, Inca ruins
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
movies
eye 20,831
favorite 3
comment 1
Baccalaureate address to the Middlebury College Class of 2001, delivered by Fred Rogers. This video is part of the Middlebury College Commencement Archive.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Baccalaureate addresses, Personal growth, Empathy
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
movies
eye 20,349
favorite 11
comment 0
This a clip from a televised interview with Timothy Leary at home. Leary discusses emerging technology, the Sixties and the youth culture of the 1990s.
Topics: emerging technologies, The Sixties, The internet, youth culture, 1990s
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 19,500
favorite 5
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304 , or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Ecuador, Guayaquil, Riobamba, Guayas River, Marketplaces, Railroad
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Arthur and Kate Tode (Kahop)
movies
eye 19,441
favorite 5
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.
Topics: Curaçao, Caribbean Sea, Willemstad, La Guayra, Caracas, Tourism, Ocean travel
Anarchivism
by Make
movies
eye 19,354
favorite 9
comment 0
Introducing Make: television Presenting a new national series from MAKE magazine, Twin Cities Public Television, and American Public Television. Make: is the DIY series for a new generation! It celebrates "Makers" - the inventors, artists, geeks and just plain everyday folks who mix new and old technology to create new-fangled marvels. Complete series in high definition.
Topics: make, make magazine, iptv
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes; Encyclopedia Britannica
movies
eye 18,650
favorite 20
comment 1
In four minutes and not moving from one spot, Marcel Marceau conveys the seven ages of mankind, beginning with life emerging from the womb, through the cycles of life to the grave. Marceau believes "this pantomime reveals maybe the best of what mime can do in condensing time." For more on filmmaker John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: pantomime
Khan Academy
movies
eye 18,497
favorite 4
comment 0
How elements relate to atoms. The basics of how protons, electrons and neutrons make up an atom.
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Khan Academy
movies
eye 18,226
favorite 1
comment 1
slightly more complicated equations
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
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Jewish women across the country have helped shape and nurture their families, communities, and institutions, yet their contributions have often been overlooked. Weaving Women's Words, provides a collection of women's stories in their own voices with supporting documents to fill this gap. Born early in the twentieth century, and interviewed at the beginning of the 21st, our narrators lived through decades of political, social and economic upheaval, as well as dramatic changes in expectations for...
Topics: Oral History, Jewish Women, Jewish community
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Carson "Kit" Davidson
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Here, a 25 ton block of granite being burned, drilled, and blasted from the heart of a Vermont mountain, focusing on the machinery used. Filmed at the Rock of Ages Quarry in Barre, VT. For more on filmmaker Carson Davidson, visit http://www.afana.org/davidsoncarson.htm
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Topics: quarry, Barre
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Bruce Russell
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To say Russell makes films on biology is sort of like saying Rodin threw some clay on a table and a few minutes later came up with a figure representative of a human. 'Light Microscope' starts out didactically (Russell was a former K-12 biology teacher) in instructing the student on proper microscope technique, then goes off into the hyperspace of lighting techniques, using light and colored filters, that make otherwise difficult-to-see phenomena visible. This film, frankly, borders on...
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Topics: biology, science, volvox, hydra, amoeba
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Anarchivism
by Revision3
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Save Rev3 -- anarchivism.org Show: Diggnation [Complete Series] Format: hd720p30 Notes: Eps 5,51-12 large h264 only. Ep 24 small h264 only. 5+24 include HD webm. Member videos included. revision3.com Archived: 2012-06-05 Diggnation is a weekly tech/web culture show based on the top digg.com social bookmarking news stories.
Topics: iptv, anarchivism, revision3
Khan Academy
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U01_L1_T1_we1 Place Value 1
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Carroll Films
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Shows the San Jose Mercury News of 1970 in all elements of production. Briefly shows the IBM 1130 mainframe computer (http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/exhibits/1130/1130_intro.html)
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Topics: publishing, media
Academic Film Archive of North America
by George Kaczender
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Explores the theories of Karl Marx and how they evolved as the major ideology of one third of the world. The production examines the roots of Marxism and carefully discloses the contradiction between Marx's hopes and today's reality. For more on director George Kaczender, visit http://www.afana.org/kaczender.htm
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Peru, Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Incan ruins, Inca antiquities
Port Washington Performing Arts
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A celebration of the performing arts in Port Washington, NY. This is a collection of photos, videos, audio recordings and programs of the Paul D. Schreiber H.S. Varsity Choir, Orchestra, Band, the Schreiber HS Performing Arts Dept., Play Troupe, Harbor Theater Co., Port Singers and the Varsity Choral Society spanning the years 1925 to 2018.  Many thanks to Pamela and Ronald Meadows, Jerald B. Stone, Don E. Jones, Red Horowitz and David Barnett for this material.
Topic: performing arts
Khan Academy
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Writing a basic program. Basics of data types, variables and conditional statements
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy